Edward Milnes

about 1840–
Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

When Edward Milnes was born about 1840, his father, Abel Milnes, was 28 and his mother, Mary Sykes, was 30. He married Jane Barden on 26 December 1867, in Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England in 1861 and Rawmarsh, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. In 1891, at the age of 51, his occupation is listed as coal miner.

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Family Time Line

Edward Milnes
Jane Barden
Marriage: 26 December 1867
Mary Ann Milnes

Spouse and Children

26 December 1867
Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Abel Milnes


    Mary Sykes





    Joseph Milnes


    James Milns


    Hannah Milnes


World Events (8)


Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 23

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 40

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Mills . Compare Milner .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Milnes in household of Abel Milnes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Edward Milnes in household of Abel Milnes, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Edward Milles, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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